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cover image - Conceptual Nursing Care Planning - Elsevier E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card),1st Edition
ISBN: 9780323826013
Page Count: 656
Imprint: Elsevier
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Conceptual Nursing Care Planning - Elsevier E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 1st Edition

by Mariann M. Harding, PhD, RN, CNE, FAADN and Debra Hagler, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CNE, CHSE, ANEF, FAAN

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Plan effective patient care using standardized interprofessional clinical problems and a concept-based approach! Conceptual Nursing Care Planning shows you how to identify clinical problems, determine expected outcomes, and choose interventions — all grounded in a logical, concept-based framework. The focus on concepts gives you the big picture, helping you recognize similarities in nursing care based on physiologic concepts, as well as differences based on the needs of individuals. Written by noted nursing educators Mariann Harding and Debra Hagler, this new book demonstrates how the use of a concept-based approach and standardized clinical problems language makes it easier to plan effective care and to communicate with other members of the interprofessional team.


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    • 73 conceptual nursing care plans are based on Giddens concepts.
    • Logical format for conceptual nursing care plans includes a definition of the concept, clinical problems, common causes, manifestations, outcomes, interventions, related concepts, and related clinical problems.
    • Guidance for prioritized care planning organizes interventions in an assess-intervene-teach format, to help identify the most important priority interventions for patients.
    • Use of standardized nursing language conveys concepts and clinical problems in easily understandable language that is commonly used in clinical settings, organizing care plans around terminology recognized by the American Nurses Association and easily understood by other healthcare professionals. 
    • UNIQUE! Wide-ranging approach covers concepts that are not addressed in other texts, such as health disparities, risk in pregnancy, impaired immunity, substance use, sensory deficits, continuity of care, and the dying process.
    • Introduction opens the book by explaining the components of a conceptual nursing care plan and how to use the book to create patient-centered nursing care plans.
    • Conceptual Care Map Creator on the Evolve website helps document care planning projects and clinical assignments.
    • Expert authors Mariann Harding and Debra Hagler are nursing thought leaders and editors of the bestselling Lewis’s Medical Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems.
    1. Acid-Base Balance
    1. Addiction
    1. Adherence
    1. Anxiety
    1. Care Coordination
    1. Caregiving
    1. Cognition
    1. Communication
    1. Culture
    1. Development
    1. Elimination
    1. Family Dynamics
    1. Fatigue
    1. Fluids and Electrolytes
    1. Functional Ability
    1. Gas Exchange
    1. Glucose Regulation
    1. Health Disparities
    1. Health Promotion
    1. Hormonal Regulation
    1. Immunity
    1. Infection
    1. Inflammation
    1. Interpersonal Violence
    1. Intracranial Regulation
    1. Mobility
    1. Mood and Affect
    1. Nutrition
    1. Pain
    1. Palliative Care
    1. Patient Education
    1. Perfusion
    1. Population Health
    1. Psychosis
    1. Reproduction
    1. Safety
    1. Self-Management
    1. Sensory Perception
    1. Sexuality
    1. Sleep
    1. Spirituality
    1. Stress and Coping
    1. Thermoregulation
    1. Tissue Integrity
  • Mariann M. Harding, PhD, RN, CNE, FAADN, Professor of Nursing Technology,Kent State University Tuscarawas,New Philadelphia, Ohio and Debra Hagler, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CNE, CHSE, ANEF, FAAN, Clinical Professor,Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation,Arizona State University,Phoenix, Arizona
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